United States ranked best country for starting a business Scott Lumley

The United States was Ranked #1 Country for Starting a Business!

Bear with me on this one, y’all. This article is a bit more dense than what I usually write, but there are some really important insights that I wanted to share with all my fellow entrepreneurs out there. If you’re an entrepreneur in the United States, you’re in luck. According to the World Economic Forum’s 2018 Global Competitiveness Report, the

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Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read list by Scott Lumley

5 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

When we’re caught up in business decisions, meetings and life’s other responsibilities, we can forget the importance of picking up a good book to expand our minds. Any book is better than no book, but why not read something that can heighten your entrepreneurial senses to give you an edge. Here are some of the books I would recommend for

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Entrepreneurship & Networking Scott Lumley blog

Entrepreneurship and Networking

When I began my journey to entrepreneurship, I didn’t have mentors or a large support system. I made mistakes and learned from those mistakes to create my successful methods. Because of this, part of my goal as an entrepreneur and businessman is to help fellow entrepreneurs succeed through guidance and resources. Keys to Networking When you’re in business completely alone,

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The Key to Success_ Work for it and Don't Give Up by Scott Lumley

The Key to Success: Work for it and Don’t Give Up

Life can be hard sometimes. This is especially true if you are looking to be an entrepreneur or have success in your career. However, the answer is both simple and challenging at the same time. The key is to never give up, no matter what. Here is why hard work and persistence pays off. You Don’t Get Paid for the

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4 Soft Skills for Entrepreneurs by Scott Lumley

4 Soft Skills Necessary for Entrepreneurs

If you’re an entrepreneur, you know the value of smart investments. The key to success in 2018 is developing your soft skills. All solid businesses have potential to succeed, but your soft skills could set your business apart from the rest. Transparency Even in corporate America, there is a trend toward transparency between businesses, employees and consumers. Of course, you

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Why Every Entrepreneur Needs an Online Brand Scott Lumley

Why Every Entrepreneur Needs an Online Brand

Online branding is the wave of the future. Creating an online presence isn’t just important for businesses. Entrepreneurs and professionals should also be conscious of their online presence. So many people think, “I know who I am. Why do I need to make a big deal about it?” As a cowboy, I get that. But I also know the importance

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A Non-Business Lunch During a Business Day

Being the wife of an entrepreneur means learning to dine by yourself sometimes while he sits right in front you. Sometimes I chime in and he listens perhaps even uses what I say or he rolls his eyes in which I roll mine back…I laugh and go back to Pinterest or my book or whatever. I have no problem sitting

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